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October 4, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 4, 2012

USA Hockey officials’ seminar scheduled

PLATTSBURGH — USA Hockey will be conducting a hockey officials fall seminar for the upcoming 2012-2013 ice hockey season. Any individual, 14 years of age and older, wishing to officiate games in the Chazy, Rouses Point and/or Plattsburgh areas must attend and successfully complete the required classroom and on-ice sessions.

Only officials registered with USA Hockey who have met all requirements will be eligible to officiate games. All officials, new and returning, are required to register on-line prior to the seminar, at http://www.usahockeyregistration.com/.

The appropriate registration fee must be paid via credit card on-line. Any official under 18 years of age must have a parent or other adult assist with the on-line payment process. Any official 18 years of age or older as of October 7, 2012 must also complete an on-line screening program and provide proof of completion prior to being eligible to work games.

For more information about the USA Hockey officiating program, contact Mike Lagree, at 643-0260 or 593-0386, or Paul Lamoy, at 563-7993.

The seminar schedule is as follows:

Sunday, October 7- Town of Plattsburgh Offices, Banker Road, Plattsburgh, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (new officials with a parent or guardian, all returning Level 1 and Level 2 officials, and all Level 3 officials less than 18 years of age; all Level 3 officials are encouraged but not required to attend).

Sunday, October 21- Plattsburgh State Field House, Rugar Street, Plattsburgh, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (on-ice session; helmet, skates and whistle required for all officials).

Sunday, October 21- Town of Plattsburgh Offices, Banker Road, Plattsburgh, 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., all officials).

The Barracks Fall Classic October 13

PLATTSBURGH — The Barracks Fall Classic will be held on Saturday, October 13 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

The format is a three-man scramble from the white tees and individual play with aggregate score on holes 2, 10 and 16. The minimum team handicap is 32 and the maximum individual handicap is 18 (for example, a person with a 20 handicap will be awarded an 18 for team computation).

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